Oliver Maurice Crofford

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Marine Corps

HOMETOWN
Paris, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A CORPORAL WHILE SERVING AS A MEMBER OF A PATROL OF COMPANY B, THIRD MOTOR TRANSPORT BATTALION, THIRD MARINE DIVISION IN ACTION AGAINST ENEMY JAPANESE FORCES ON GUAM, MARIANA ISLANDS IN 1944. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION.